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These Foods Will Determine How Successful You Are

Hint: the most successful people in the world don't get ahead by eating a cheeseburger and fries every day.<p><i>"One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well." -</i><i>Virginia Woolf</i><p>Being successful is the culmination of many different types of efforts. There are the efforts to be …

Nutrition

Oyster cards and travelcards in London

Visitor Oyster cards and Oyster cards are electronic smartcards that come fully charged with credit which you can spend as you travel on the Tube, …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Google is making a giant change this week that could affect millions of small businesses.</b> It is updating its mobile search algorithm to start favoring mobile-friendly websites and demoting others. The change has been nicknamed "mobilegeddon."<p><b>2. Sony has launched its new flagship handset, the</b> …

101 free things to do in London

Give your credit card a rest with these 101 fabulous London freebies.<p>Free museums<p>1. Come face-to-face with a roaring T-Rex and experience the …

England

Our 28 Best Chocolate Dessert Recipes To Satisfy Your Cocoa Cravings

For all the choco-holics<p>If you love chocolate, get your forks ready. For a special occasion dinner (okay, for any dinner), there's no better way to …

7 Explorers Name The Most Beautiful Place They've Ever Seen

Looking for travel inspiration? We've been asking fascinating people -- Pulitzer Prize-winners, world champion athletes, entrepreneurs, artists, and more -- to share the greatest travel journeys of their lives.<p><b>New Guinea</b><p>Scientist and author Jared Diamond, who won the Pulitzer Prize for "Guns, …

Eva Solo Table Grill Allows Everyone at The Table to Grill Their Own Food

<b>Eva Solo Table Grill</b> is a modern portable grill that can be used on your dining table. It is constructed out of fireproof porcelain with practical …

Mid-Year Progress Report: The 5 Best Movies of 2014 (So Far)

Let's be honest: In the dog days of summer, most of us crave popcorn movies that won't tax our wilted brains. Gross-out comedies and smash-'em-up …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Apostle's Fingers (Crêpes with Lemon and Ricotta Filling)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: Meet Puglia's answer to Sicily's cannoli: lemon- and ricotta-filled crêpes.</i><p>One of Puglia's best-loved desserts, <i>dita degli apostoli</i> -- or …

An Armored Armoire by Sebastian Errazuriz

It might be called a cabinet, but anything you're displaying inside of it is going to be overshadowed by the furniture itself. I've long been a fan …

Furniture

41 Salmon Recipes for All Your Roasting, Grilling, and Pan-Searing Needs

Salmon just never seems to get old. Here are our best easy salmon recipes to make with our favorite weeknight dinner protein.<p>We love salmon for a million reasons, but #1 is definitely salmon's versatility. Whether grilled, roasted, pan-seared, or smoked, this weeknight dinner all-star never gets …

The Awesome Coffee Culture of Iran – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

Apart from the downsides of coffee shop crackdowns in Iran, there is still a determination among young Iranians to enjoy coffee socially and have …

7 Simple Edits That Make Your Writing 100% More Powerful

There are some bloggers who seem to have a natural gift when it comes to writing. Some bloggers seem to be naturally gifted writers.<p>They manage to …

Writing

Writing Is Thinking

Writing is intimidating. There’s this expectation of artful precision, mercurial grammatical rules, and the weird angst that comes with writing for …

Writing

Value is created by doing

Value is created by doing.<p>It’s easy to forget this. A lot of stuff feels like work—commenting on HN, tweeting, reading about other companies’ funding …

Harry Potter Expands His Playground at Universal Orlando

Since Universal Orlando Resort’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter first opened in June 2010, its two rides, shops, restaurant and pub have been …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

National Parks

Congratulations, Ohio! You're the Sweariest State in the Union

Rare Weather Phenomenon Fills Grand Canyon with Fog

What an awe-inspiring sight! A few days ago, on Friday, November 29, The Grand Canyon was taken over by a rare weather phenomenon that filled the entire canyon with a thick layer of fog. The occurrence, called a temperature inversion, caused everyone, including rangers, to flock to the rim to take …

North Korean gulags 'expanding', satellite images show

Amnesty International report says beatings and executions common, with testimony from former guards who watched inmates dig their own graves<p><b>North Korea's</b> largest gulag appears to be expanding its population, according to satellite images released by Amnesty International.<p>An Amnesty report included …

North Korea

On the Red Couch with Travel Journalist and Author Porter Fox

Inside Flipboard / November 14, 2013<p>Porter Fox was a travel journalist for many years before he decided to shake it up. Tired of the demand to …

From Iran to Syria: diplomacy, not war, can bear fruit

As the world anticipates the resumption of talks in Geneva over Iran's nuclear programme, the commentariat jury is out on how to assess progress so far. A deal seemed imminent between Iran, the permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany - the so-called P5+1. But at the last minute a …

Articles about 10 dwell houses their own words on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

A Girl Who Codes

Computing has always been a boys’ club. How 18-year-old Nikita Rau–and other young women like her–are finally changing that.<p>Nikita Rau is a high school senior and, at this moment, drinking applekiwi-strawberry juice out of a plastic cup. We’re in the cafeteria of Bronx High School of Science, in …

Computer Science

Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 141<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …

Histagrams, Major Historical Events Depicted as Instagram Posts

Histagrams — not to be confused with histograms — is a Tumblr blog that depicts historical events as Instagram posts. To see more of the funny posts, …

WordPress

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …